Feeling old?….try Pole Vaulting.

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I recently visited my hometown and met up with a high school friend I hadn’t seen in a long time. It happened to be his birthday, and he invited myself and friends to watch him pole vault that evening. He makes a point to always vault on his birthday. He has been doing this for 40 years. (He is a young 55 now.) He was on the track team in high school, and loved the pole vault. As a hobby, he volunteers his time teaching and coaching pole vaulting. As seen in this video, part of his inspiration comes from a 90 year-old vaulter, Earl Bell. He does it because he loves it.

So we gathered on the farm where he lives, and on a beautiful September evening we witnessed something great – someone doing what he loves.

There is a lesson here. Find your passion – and do it. Something that gives you pleasure will stimulate endorphins, and therefore healing energy, and positivity. It will keep you young in the soul, and give you purpose.

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About Dr. Greg Meyer

I'm a homeopathic physician, an urgent care physician, camper, hiker, traveler, and photographer. After Microbiology & Epidemiology, I studied medicine and more recently have become fascinated on how homeopathy can actually cure disease, or better said-how it allows the body to actually heal itself. I'm available for consultations in classical homeopathy. Check my website for more information.
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One Response to Feeling old?….try Pole Vaulting.

  1. Susan Dunn says:

    Thanks for the encouragement 🙂

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